Sep 23, 2012 2:00am EDT
governmental affairs committee discusses u.s. diplomats in libya, the terrorist threats from the u.s.. he talks about what it is to be an independent in the senate. at 10:00 a.m. on sunday and 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> if you were trying to write a story about a couple, about their intimate lives and what happened during and after their relationship, the lincolns offers limitless possibilities. i used to think that it was so unique because it was working in abraham lincoln, mesmerized with doris goodwin staring of the picture, and you do get mesmerized by this thing about lincoln. and you start wondering about why did marry do this for lincoln? but then, i am able to see in the world around me the other have been other presidential wives, other women of privilege to have been accused of illnesses. i use the great quote princess diana defense -- was she not a daughter of privilege? was she not someone who had a tempestuous core chip index was put under scrutiny? was criticized for fashion? >> the troubled life of mary lincoln, sunday at 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span 3.